The deadline is next week to apply for grants through The Colorado River District to assist with projects that protect, enhance or develop water resources. Grants will be awarded up to $150,000 or approximately 25% of the total cost for the project. The grants are intended to help applicants develop a new water supply, improve an existing water supply, improve in-stream water quality, increase water use efficiency, reduce sediment loading, or implement watershed management actions. Past projects have included construction of new water storage facilities, rehabilitation of existing facilities, and implementation of water efficiency measures. Applications must be submitted by Tuesday January 31st. Additional information on the grants and the application process is available online, for additional information call 945-8522 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.